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Video: Perseid meteor shower time-lapse

Video: Perseid meteor shower time-lapse

Time-lapse video by staff writer Jessica White.
Meteors fall over Lake Erie near Barcelona, NY, during the annual Perseid meteor shower. Every year during early August, the Earth passes through a trail of dust and ice from the comet Swift-Tuttle, showering the atmosphere for days with thousands of “shooting stars”.

Tour de Chautauqua: A two-wheeled pilgrimage between sister communities

Tour de Chautauqua: A two-wheeled pilgrimage between sister communities

While professional cyclists across the world make last-minute preparations for the Tour de France beginning later this week, several men and women finish pedaling the first Tour de Chautauqua today.

Fourteen cyclists rode from Lakeside Chautauqua on Lake Erie to the Chautauqua Institution, tracing the 220-mile leg of the Chautauqua Trail. The group began last Friday, riding between 40 and 60 miles each day.